birding-aus BIRDLINE NSW - update 22.11.99

Subject: birding-aus BIRDLINE NSW - update 22.11.99
From: "Chris Gladwin" <>
Date: Mon, 22 Nov 1999 10:54:07 EST
Highlights, as reported to Birdline NSW, in the last few weeks are as

WANDERING ALBATROSS     1 Mistral Point, Maroubra 18/11
BLACK-BROWED ALBATROSS  2 Mistral Point, Maroubra 18/11
CAPE PETREL             21 Mistral Point 3/11, 1 Mistral Point, Maroubra 18/11
GIANT PETREL sp.        1 Mistral Point, Maroubra 8/11
SHORT-TAILED SHEARWATER 16000 per hour 3/11 and 12000 /hour Mistral Point,
Maroubra 18/11
FLESH-FOOTED SHEARWATER 60 Mistral Point, Maroubra 8/11
SQUARE-TAILED KITE      1 Mitchel Park, Cattai 12/11, 1 Capertee Valley 13/11
LEWIN?S RAIL            1Malabar Rifle range, Maroubra 14/11
JAPANESE SNIPE  1 McGraths? Hill STW, Windsor 21/11 ? worryingly low count ?
PECTORAL SANDPIPER      1 still present Mason Park, Strathfield (Sydney) 14/11
ARCTIC SKUA             14 Mistral Point, Maroubra 9/11
POWERFUL OWL    2 + 2 juvs Devlin?s Creek, Epping 12/11
BARKING OWL             1 Glen Alice, Capertee Valley 20/11
LITTLE LORIKEET 2 Scheyville NP, Windsor 21/11
WHITE-THROATED NEEDLTAIL        3 Mitchell Park, Cattai 21/11 ? few reports as 
this summer
REGENT HONEYEATER       2 Capertee Valley 13/11
PAINTED HONEYEATER      3 Capertee Valley 21/11
WHITE-BROWED WOODSWALLOW        5 Barren Grounds NR 14/11, 30 Capertee Valley 
MASKED WOODSWALLOW      2 Capertee Valley 20/11
GREEN CATBIRD   1 Lady Carrington Drive, Royal NP, Audley 10/11 ? first report
since bush fires of a few years ago

Chris Gladwin
Sydney, Australia

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